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I have the G. Skill DDR2 1066 ram, (8GB), a M3N72 motherboard, with AM2+, I cannot get the 1066 to work, only the 800 will work. I have tried everything, the computer will not even post, have to reset the CMOS, what a pain, can anyone help
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I don't think your motherboard supports all 1066 RAM. Check the users manual to see if your RAM is supported.
    
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Phenom II has problems running 4 sticks of memory @ 1066.
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Originally Posted by dixson01974 View Post
Phenom II has problems running 4 sticks of memory @ 1066.
c2 revision phenoms ii can't, but c3 & e0 revision chips can.
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Originally Posted by Kasp1js View Post
c2 revision phenoms ii can't, but c3 & e0 revision chips can.
Most C3 still have the same problems. IDK about the E0 vision.
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post #6 of 6
There real isn't going to be a huge difference in performance between the ram at 800 speed and 1066 speed. Just set it to 800 speed, tighten the timings as much as you can and be done with it. You won't notice the difference.
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